What if the solution to Washington… wasn’t in Washington? The 50 states could be America’s secret weapon against an ever-expanding federal government. States can amend the constitution to demand fiscal responsibility in Washington, can request that federal regulation comply with local ordinances, and can form interstate compacts to better protect constitutional rights. The Goldwater Institute is providing a roadmap for states to reassert their power under the Tenth Amendment.
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Key Points on Health Insurance ExchangesPosted on November 15, 2012 | Type: Policy Report | Author: Christina Sandefur
As policymakers in Arizona decide whether or not to establish health insurance exchange, they should keep several key points in mind.
Goldwater Institute may sue if Arizona attempts to implement health insurance exchangePosted on November 15, 2012 | Type: In the News
Less than 48 hours remain for Governor Jan Brewer to notify the feds about Arizona's plans for implementing the president's health care law. ABC15 has learned if Brewer opts for a state-run system, the Goldwater Institute may sue.
The First BBA That Will Check and Balance Washington without BrinkmanshipPosted on November 14, 2012 | Type: Blog | Author: Nick Dranias
According to the Financial Times, at least one U.S. Senator has declared the nation should jump off the fiscal cliff rather than compromise on a budget that brings the national debt under control.
Increasing Entrepreneurship is a Key to Lowering Poverty RatesPosted on November 13, 2012 | Type: Policy Report | Author: Stephen Slivinski
During the economic boom of the 2000s, poverty rates declined in many states. Yet some states were more effective at getting the poverty rate down than others. While there has been much analysis of why some states are more successful than others, what’s been missing is a discussion of the role of entrepreneurs in the process. This paper suggests that economic freedom and entrepreneurship are keys to escaping poverty for many.
The Goldwater Institute Positions on 2012 Ballot InitiativesPosted on October 17, 2012 | Type: Blog
With so many initiatives on the ballot this year, it can be hard to keep them all straight. Here is a helpful guide you can use when casting your ballot.